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Tax on flu vaccines helps fund national debt

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Taxes
The new flu shot has a 40 percent failure rate, according to reports, but that's not stopping Uncle Sam from slapping a tax on it. Legislation is moving through Congress to impose a 75-cent tax on new seasonal flu vaccines, as the government already does on existing vaccines. The tax money is used to fund the The Vaccine Injury Compensation Trust Fund which covers vaccine-related injury or...